Well Child Provider Visit

Child growth and development

  • Observe and assess child’s overall health and development
  • Do a physical assessment including weight, length/height and head circumference
  • Talk about your child's vision and hearing
  • Review child’s immunisation and breastfeeding status
  • Discuss safe sleeping practices for baby

Family health and wellbeing

Discuss mother's and parent-child interaction and bonding, mental health and parenting:

  • Mother's mental health
  • Infant and preschool mental health and attachment
  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Strengthening family relationships
  • Parenting skills and support (see Parenting for child age and stage in the health education section for resources)
  • Supporting families to access income and housing if needed